Pocahontas County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

There's a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a Strong Iowa. That's why we panter with Iowans and harness the reliable resources of our university for communities and farmers to thrive, for families and youth to be healthy, and to turn the world over to the next generation better than we found it. Because a Strong Iowa is what we all want.

County News

March 13, 2019

Mark Your Calendars for the Pocahontas County Master Gardeners 13th Annual Garden Extravaganza on April 12, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. & April 13,  9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Expo Center located at the Pocahontas Fairgrounds.

Events: Wine tasting with local wineries, food, door prizes, vendors, make & take workshop, and educational displays.

Join us Friday night for a pulled pork meal ($6) served by the Pomeroy Covenat Youth Group.

On Saturday, the Pocahontas Garden Club will serve coffee and rolls at 9:00 a.m. for a nominal fee and a maid-rite lunch from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. for a small fee. Saturday presentations will be held in the Fair Office at 9:15 a.m. with Duren Watts, Grass Master, Algona and 10:30 a.m. with Neil Peterson, Southern Animal Husbandry, Laos.

March 15, 2019

Just in time for spring, the Siouxland Garden Show comes to the Sioux City Delta Hotels Center April 5 and 6 with educational sessions, a winter farmers market, garden vendors, family-friendly fun and all things garden related.

March 14, 2019

As parts of Iowa brace for spring flooding, Iowa State University offers resources for planning and recovery on the Disaster Recovery webpages.

March 14, 2019

2019 National Ag Day celebrates farmers' contributions to agriculture in our everyday lives. ISU Extension and Outreach is committed to helping farmers grow more sustainable and profitable enterprises through objective, scientific solutions to the issues and opportunities unique to Iowa agriculture.

March 14, 2019

While modern roses are attractive additions to the home landscape, they do require good care -- from winter protection to proper planting and pruning.

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